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Most animal tales that are included in children’s book are…well, the pg-rated ones. Either through selection or through editing. This lead to the broadly held belief that folktales are generally maybe not without violence but certainly without obscenities and sex. That they not ever even mention the unmentionables.

Let’s have a look at one of the truly classical collections of fables, the Panchatantra, and see how that goes… (more…)

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